In this activity participants are introduced to the history of youth organizations in the 20th Century and begin to understand the history of their own youth organization.
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Video Clip and Discussion Guide: Benjamin Franklin is known for many innovations and contributions to the common good. One of his contributions is as a pioneer in the field of philanthropy. He established the model of "public-private partnerships" in which he leveraged private dollars to get the government to contribute to libraries, hospitals, universities, and other needed resources for the common good. We still use this "mixed economy" model.
Video Clip and Discussion Guide: When we name big-dollar givers in history, we do not often hear the names of women. Historically women's philanthropy looks different. In this video, we look at examples of women's giving. This is not an attempt to define women's philanthropy, but to look at the less recognized, but still significant, giving of women as philanthropists.
The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that transformed the nation after World War II.
Authored by Kayla Allen-Brown
To learn how to conduct research and dedicate time to learning about nonprofit organizations, philanthropists, assessment of nonprofit effectiveness, social causes and issues, and related topics. Research time is scheduled periodically.
This lesson introduces the characteristics of fairy tales as a genre. The children explore positive and negative character traits and universal themes in the story of Cinderella. The service plan is introduced in this lesson and carried out over the next weeks.